Beth Swan was the winner of the GMG logo contest and has graciously allowed s to use that winning design for the tshirts sold for the benefit for the family of Matteo Russo. Beth is incredibly gifted as a designer. Click this text to see her website
How long have you lived in Gloucester?
One year the end of this month! Though I’ve been around visiting my husband’s family frequently in the past.
What is your favorite season In Gloucester?
I like all four seasons but am looking forward to more green stuff. We’ve had a fairly snug winter with all of the snow, but I like more usually as I’m from south of Buffalo where we get real snow.
Do you have any secret outdoor spots in Gloucester where you go to “get away”?
Fernwood Lake is sort of a hidden spot of beauty with trails on public land that connect to Wallace Pond and .
What is your favorite pizza joint in Gloucester?
What is your favorite sub shop in Gloucester?
What place would you go for a romantic dinner in Gloucester?
Alchemy. Though we’ve had some really nice dinners (with new baby) at the super family-friendly .
What is your favorite bar in Gloucester?
I don’t do the bar scene.
What is your favorite breakfast joint in Gloucester?
My husband’s bacon egg and cheese sandwiches.
What is your favorite local event in Gloucester?
I loved the rock in Stage Fort Park a while back.! Fiesta! I also enjoyed the summer concerts at the
In the summer do you prefer the beach or to be on a boat?
Forest, then Beach, then Boat.
Who is your favorite local artist?
Marion Hall’s watercolors, Debra Bretton Robinson’s acrylics, Chris Williams’ sculptures, Anna Vojtech’s children’s illustrations . . .
Which is your favorite local beach?
Who has the best chowder in town?
Excluding GMG what is your second favorite local blog?
Flapping Like a Haddock.
Do you prefer haddock chowder or clam chowder?
What were your thoughts on The Downtown Block Parties last year?
Yay! They make me happy. We need these at least once a month (if not every week)!
What is your favorite local band?
Local to MA folk: Deb Talan and Meg Hutchinson. I don’t know any Gloucester bands yet. Any suggestions?
Here is Beth’s adorable Arden at the GGAP event-